Amazon Music – Senior Content Acquisition Manager, FTC Maternity Cover (UK)

Amazon Music is looking for an experienced content acquisition executive to join our Content Acquisition Team.

The executive will maintain and drive Amazon’s relationships with music publishers and collection societies in the EU. The Senior Content Acquisition Manager will be responsible for developing licensing strategies, securing new content and additional rights, and performing competitive monitoring. The ideal candidate will have experience negotiating complex licensing agreements, developing new business models, and delivering results in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Our Senior Content Acquisition Manager Duties & Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and maintain strong relationships with music publishers and collection societies at decision-making level
  • Negotiating license agreements with partners and expand existing agreements as needed
  • Collaborating with the legal team to review contractual terms and conditions relating to content licensing agreements
  • Monitoring the competitive landscape to help inform strategic planning
  • Performing content strategy analysis to ensure our customers have the broadest selection of content available, regardless of territory
  • Developing and analyzing business models for new content types
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years of relevant business development or content acquisition experience required
  • Track record of negotiating complex licensing agreements
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent data analysis, quantitative skills and ability to dive deep
  • Ability to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong understanding of digital music services and business models and the music publishing landscape
  • Experience working in the music industry or other related digital content acquisition roles
  • A personal passion for music and digital media
  • MBA degree

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